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Do Silicone Breast Implants Cause Autoimmune Disorders?

I would want to undergo a breast augmentation and the doctor wants to use silicon gel implants. I am a bit worried about the longevity of the implants... READ MORE

Link Between Fibromyalgia and Saline Breast Implants?

I'm 38 years old.  Started suffering from lots of aches and fatigue few years after my breast augmentation with saline implants. There is a Dr.... READ MORE

Silicone Breast Implants on Women with Autoimmune Disorders?

Silicone breast implants do not cause a woman to be more likely to develop an autoimmune disease any more than a woman without implants. However, why... READ MORE

More Reported Autoimmune Disease Symptoms with Saline Vs. Silicone?

All I see on the internet are thousands of horror stories about autoimmune nightmares after getting breast implants. Is there a difference between... READ MORE

Connection Between Autoimmune Disease and Breast Implants?

Healthy in 2007, I has saline breast implants put in. Loved them for 3 years. Health remained great except for hair thinning. Went in for a normal... READ MORE

The book The Naked Truth About Breast Implants From Harm to Healing. Is it true that implants are toxic?

I am curious about the book The Naked Truth About Breast Implants: From Harm to Healing by Susan E. Kolb. It seems to be the only book I have found... READ MORE

Graves Disease and Thyroid Eye Disease Nine Years Ago. Can I Get Implants?

I had Graves disease in 2002,and was treated with radioactive iodine. Developed thyroid eye disease months later.I have been taking levothyroxine. I... READ MORE

Breast Implants of Patient with Preexisting Autoimmune Disorders?

I understand that the purported link between breast implants and subsequent autoimmune disorders has been generally refuted. However, what (if any)... READ MORE

Implants for Patient with Family History of Autoimmune Disease?

My only major concern is whether or not I should get implants due to my genetic history. My father has the gene HLA-B 27, and has ankylosing... READ MORE

Can breast implants trigger auto-immune disorders?

There is plenty of research that suggests breast implants do not cause auto-immune disorders but is there anything that suggest implants can trigger... READ MORE

Should Breast Implants Be Replaced in 10yrs, Is This Correct? Any Saline Implants That Have a Different Shell Besides Silicone?

My good friend recently removed her saline implants. She developed autoimmune disorder, constant feeling of "tiredness. She had saline implants in and... READ MORE

Can 20+ year old saline breast implants cause autoimmune disease type symptoms?

My symptoms developed suddenly 3 years ago and lasted about 6 months when most of them disappeared. I still have mild lingering symptoms. These... READ MORE

If I have an auto immune disorder, can I get breast implants?

I was diagnosed with Juvenile Dermatomyositis when I was 7, I am now 23, and I have been in remission since 2008. Can getting implants cause a flare... READ MORE

What of the Connection of Breast Implants and Autoimmune- Like Symptoms?

Many of these symptoms have been linked to valve failure and the resultant mold growth that follows. This presents with new hypersensitivities, from... READ MORE

Can I get silicone breast implants with juvenile diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves' disease?

Is it possible for me to get silicone implants with type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves' disease (I had radioactive iodine treatment so... READ MORE

Silicone Implant w/autoimmune patient

I am considering breast lift with implants, I would really like to have silicone due to them feeling lighter and more realistic. I have an autoimmune... READ MORE

Why dont you offer simple HLA test for risk of autoimmune response before patients consent to breast implant surgery?

Why aren't there more regulations regarding breast implants and why don't surgeons offer simple HLA test for genetic factors for risk of autoimmune... READ MORE

Is breast implant illness a real risk?

I am really keen to get breast implants and on the verge of booking a specific date. However after researching potential risks I have come across... READ MORE

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